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Romulus Downing

Male 1855 - 1918  (62 years)


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  • Name Romulus Downing 
    Born 28 Dec 1855  , Boone, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1880  Farmington, Rooks, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Romulus Downing, 24, farmer, born in Indiana. Adda A. Downing, 19, born in Kansas.
    Census 1900  Centre, Marshall, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Romulus Downing, 44, farmer, born in Indiana. Ada Downing, 39, born in Kansas. Edward Downing, 19, laborer, born in Kansas. Gertie Downing, 17, born in Kansas. Ray Downing, 10, born in Kansas. Abram Bennett, 81, widowed, born in Ohio.
    Buried Jan 1918  Evergreen Cemetery, Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 9 Jan 1918  Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • CENSUS RECORD:

      Romulus Downing/Ada A Bennett

      1860 Clinton Township, Boone County, Indiana
      Romulus 3 yrs old listed with his father's family

      1870 Clinton Township, Boone County, Indiana
      Romulus 14 yrs old listed as a farm laborer
    Person ID I1449  7_families
    Last Modified 10 Dec 2011 

    Family Ada Adelaid Bennett,   b. 12 Oct 1860, , Doniphan, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1943, Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 24 Jul 1879  Kirwin, Phillips, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Edward Romulus Downing,   b. 24 Aug 1880, , Phillips, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1966, Garden Grove, Orange, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    +2. Gertrude May Downing,   b. 7 Jul 1882, , Doniphan, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1945, , , Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    +3. Ray Elbert Downing,   b. 15 Sep 1889, Herkimer, Marshall, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1962, , , Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 21 Feb 2005 
    Family ID F524  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Dec 1855 - , Boone, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Jul 1879 - Kirwin, Phillips, Kansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1880 - Farmington, Rooks, Kansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Jan 1918 - Evergreen Cemetery, Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Jan 1918 - Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Romulus Downing Land Purchase
    Romulus Downing Land Purchase
    Troy, Kansas in Aug 1882
    Romulus and Ada Bennett Downing Burial Plot Location
    Romulus and Ada Bennett Downing Burial Plot Location
    Evergreen Cemetery, Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado

  • Sources 
    1. [S177] Kansas, Rooks, Farmington - 1880 - Federal Census, United States. Census Office. 10th census, 1880, (Washington : National Archives and Records Service, [19--]), Romulus Downing, 24, IN, National Archives Film T9-0395 Page 409A (Reliability: 4).

    2. [S202] Kansas, Marshall, Centre - 1900 - Federal Census, Kansas, Marshall, Centre, (www.ancestry.com).